IUCN chooses Serenic Navigator for global financial management



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    EDMONTON, Aug. 31 /CNW/ - Serenic Corporation (TSX-V:SER), ("Serenic" or
the "Corporation"), a leading publisher of financial management and business
operations software for nonprofits, international non-governmental
organizations (NGOs) and the public sector, announced today that <a href="http://www.serenic.com/nfp/navigator.aspx">Serenic</a>
<a href="http://www.serenic.com/nfp/navigator.aspx">Navigator</a> has been chosen by the <a href="http://www.iucn.org/">International Union for the Conservation of</a>
<a href="http://www.iucn.org/">Nature</a> (IUCN) to provide a global financial management solution.
    IUCN is the world's oldest and largest global environmental network - a
democratic membership union with more than 1,000 government and NGO member
organizations, and nearly 11,000 volunteer scientists in more than 160
countries. The organization helps the world find pragmatic solutions to its
most pressing environment and development challenges. It supports scientific
research, manages field projects all over the world and brings governments,
NGOs, United Nations agencies, companies and local communities together to
develop and implement policy, laws and best practices.
    IUCN sought to replace its financial management software system - Sun
Systems by Infor - with a solution that included grant management tools built
specifically for NGOs' needs. The organization selected Serenic Navigator
after reviewing solutions from a short list including Oracle and Sage. A
critical requirement was the ability to easily integrate its new solution with
the global knowledge management system IUCN was already building on the
Microsoft platform.
    "We knew Serenic was the ideal solution to help us manage and report on
the hundreds of projects we have worldwide - providing the transparency our
government and private donors want to see," said Julie Wyman, Head of IUCN's
Information Management Group. "Integrated with our knowledge management
solution, Serenic will give us great tools to track and share the wealth of
information we've collected over more than 60 years and demonstrate the impact
of our projects across the globe - from water conservation efforts in Ecuador
to restoring mangroves in Asia to protect against increasing tropical storms
as a result of global warming."
    A total of 60 users will access Serenic Navigator - certified for
Microsoft Dynamics NAV - and <a href="http://www.serenic.com/nfp/awardvision.aspx
">AwardVision</a>, Serenic's grant management product.
IUCN's staff members in 60 offices worldwide will be able to access Serenic
Portal Services features via the Web. The fully integrated Serenic Navigator
product suite includes advanced budgeting capabilities, which will allow the
organization to combine financials, program portfolio and project management,
procurement, grant management and results-based reports. IUCN will integrate
Navigator modules with Microsoft SharePoint to support its knowledge
management programs.
    "Serenic's domain expertise, acquired through more than 10 years of
providing global NGO solutions based on the Microsoft Dynamics NAV platform,
helps us understand the needs of organizations like IUCN," said Serenic CEO
and President Randy Keith. "From handling multiple languages and currencies to
providing an easy-to-use grant management system across global offices, we
work together with our partners like Tectura - in the case of IUCN - to ensure
successful international deployment."
    More information about IUCN and its programs can be found at
http://www.iucn.org/.

    About Serenic Corporation

    Serenic Corporation is an industry-leading publisher of mission-critical
software products that satisfy the unique and sophisticated functionality
requirements of nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and
government agencies.
    Built on Microsoft Dynamics NAV, Serenic's products deliver fully
integrated solutions that can, in many organizations, eliminate the need for
multiple third-party business applications. A Microsoft Gold-certified
Industry Solutions Vendor, the Corporation's products include the highly
acclaimed Serenic Navigator, Serenic DonorVision, Serenic AwardVision, Serenic
CommunityCare and Serenic MinistryView. In addition, the Corporation is the
exclusive developer of the human resources and payroll products for Microsoft
Dynamics NAV users in North America.
    Serenic was named the 2009 Microsoft Dynamics Outstanding ISV of the Year
for the United States and earned membership in the 2009 Microsoft Dynamics
Inner Circle and the Microsoft Dynamics President's Club, both prestigious
achievements that acknowledge Serenic as a top performer within the Microsoft
partner community.
    Serenic Corporation is a public company with offices in Edmonton, Alberta
and Lakewood, Colorado. It trades under the symbol "SER" on the TSX Venture
Exchange in Canada. Additional information about the Company is available at
www.serenic.com.

    
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    ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

    By Randy Keith
    President and CEO, Serenic Corporation
    (303) 980-6007
    





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